Mercer Reynolds

2 Stories

GOP Nod Sure, McCain Hitting Big-Money Trail

Key Bush donors needed to keep pace with Dems' machine

(Newser) - John McCain has wrapped up his party’s endorsement—but not its money machine, the New York Times reports. McCain faces a tough task in winning over the so-called “Pioneers” and “Rangers,” donors who chipped in $274 million for George W. Bush in 2004. Over half haven’... More »

Clinton Funders Might Resort to Outside Ads

Legal issues unclear; meanwhile, McCain nabs top Bush-backer

(Newser) - Concerned about Hillary’s wallet, some big Clinton funders may resort to running ads on her behalf through independent organizations, the Wall Street Journal reports. Several, including Esprit founder Susie Tompkins Buell, are exploring the move, which would require them to sever ties with the campaign. Even if they did,... More »

2 Stories